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Remote Sensing for Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Ned Horning, Julie A. Robinson, Eleanor J. Sterling, Woody Turner, and Sacha Spector

Abstract

The work of conservation biology has grown from local studies of single species into a discipline concerned with mapping and managing biodiversity on a global scale. Remote sensing, using satellite and aerial imaging to measure and map the environment, increasingly provides a vital tool for effective collection of the information needed to research and set policy for conservation priorities. The perceived complexities of remotely sensed data and analyses have tended to discourage scientists and managers from using this valuable resource. This text focuses on making remote sensing tools accessi ... More

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Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199219940
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199219940.001.0001

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Ned Horning, author

Julie A. Robinson, author

Eleanor J. Sterling, author

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